Monday, September 18, 2017

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Riverdale

Detectives are investigating a homicide in Riverdale on Saturday. The victim is 19-year-old Carlos Garita-Salazar of Coopers Lane in Riverdale. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.

On September 16th, at about 1:30 am, patrol officers responded to the 6000 block of 67th Place for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim inside of a car suffering from trauma to his upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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